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Associated Mess How the AP Botched Its Investigation of Civilian Deaths in the Israel-Hamas War by Richard Behar and Gary Weiss from

Posed photographs. Intentional miscategorizations. Buried corrections. One-sided sourcing. Cherry-picked quotes. And a just-plain-wrong conclusion about "most" Gaza casualties being civilians. ...
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Leftists like Miriam Margolyes are helping Hamas by criticising Israel by Ted Lapkin from

THE moment actress Miriam Margolyes opened her mouth to opine on anti-Semitism during the ABC’s Q&A this week, the moral rot at the heart of 21st-century leftist thought came on full display. ...
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Netanyahu to Congress - Spring 2015 by Benjamin Netanyahu from

Full text of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to a joint session of Congress, March 3, 2015. ...
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Missing the Point—and Lesson—of Buddhist Anti-Muslim Sentiment by Raymond Ibrahim from

1023.png Ongoing reports decrying "anti-Muslim" Buddhists seem to miss the point: this antipathy did not appear out of thin air but rather in response to Islamic aggression—the same Islamic aggression the rest of the world is trying to cope with. ...
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Of course there is a crisis in US Israel relations by Mort Klein and Daniel Mandel from

showimage.ashx?id=252663&h=530&w=758.png President Obama seems willing to tolerate an Iranian nuclear weapons threshold capacity – but Israel is not. Of course there’s a crisis. ...
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Coup d'etat? by Martin Sherman from

What we are witnessing is, in effect, little less than an attempt at a bloodless coup d'état - conducted, not by the military, but by the messianic, indeed manic, mainstream media, buttressed by affiliated like-minded civil society elites, in a frenzied effort to impose their minority worldview on the nation. ...
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Palestinian moves to join ICC have nothing to do with justice by Einat Wilf from

Is Israel's reluctance to co-operate with the ICC investigation into war crimes a sign of guilt? ...
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Obama’s surrender by Mort Klein and Daniel Mandel from

obama-iran.jpeg.png President Obama has a six year record of indulging and conceding to Iran, without having achieved anything to prevent it becoming a nuclear power, which he’s repeatedly and publicly proclaimed he would do “everything, everything” to prevent. ...
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Israeli Press: Why I Will Vote Likud for the First Time by Kalman Liebeskind from

Read the week-end Hebrew oped that has gone viral in Israel. If one of the ways to judge if a state is democratic is by whether its press is worthy of the name, the last few weeks have shown that we have nothing in common with a democratic state. ...
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Outstanding speech by Matti Friedman by Blog from

matti%2bfriedman%2b2_photo%2bcredit%2bsebastian%2bscheiner_media.png Matti Friedman, former AP journalist, spoke at a BICOM dinner in London on January 26. His speech is an absolute must-read. ...
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Mark Scott puts lid on scathing report into quality of ABC journalism by Sharri Markson from

995702-8a2ddf5c-9ecd-11e4-96f4-b3bf448e0f0c.png Without targeting or naming and shaming individuals, the review found there were not enough qualified people making sure material that went to air or was published online was being properly checked. Vulnerabilities were identified where material was published without proper oversight, creating problems with accuracy and bias. ...
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Open Letter to the French President by A Palestinian Journalist in Ramallah from

883.png Your Excellency, many Palestinians nearly fell off their chairs upon seeing their president march at the front row of a rally in your capital to protest against terrorism and assaults on freedom of the media. ...
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Islam Gets Special Treatment by Dennis Prager from

743899eb-17b7-4a88-a2ae-87ddad115900.png Since 9/11, the Western world's academic, media, political elites have done their best to portray Islam in a favorable light, treating it very differently from all other religions. Criticism of every doctrine, religious or secular, is permitted, often encouraged. But not of Islam. Only positive depictions are allowed. ...
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There is no war between Israel and a nonexistent nation by Gerard Henderson from

Contrary to O’Connor’s editorialising, there is no war between Israel and Palestine. Nor has such an entity as Palestine ever existed. Jordan was in control of the area between Israel and the Jordan River between the creation of the State of Israel in 1948 and the 1967 war, which saw Israel occupy the area. In almost two decades Jordan did not establish a state of Palestine. ...
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The Western Media and Muslim-on-Muslim Violence by Raymond Ibrahim from

840.png Western mainstream media enable Islamic terrorism by employing an arsenal of semantic games, key phrases, convenient omissions, and moral relativism to portray such violence as a product of anything and everything—political and historical grievances, "Islamophobia," individual insanity, poverty and ignorance, territorial disputes—not Islam. ...
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Imagine No Religion: The Western Media and Islamic Terror by Raymond Ibrahim from

822.png The mainstream media shows remarkable consistency in employing an arsenal of semantic games, key phrases, convenient omissions, and moral relativism to portray [Islamist] violence as a product of anything and everything ... not Islam. ...
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Alarm bells should ring by Chris Kenny from

Australia seems to call it a wake-up call. Each time there are attempts by sections of the media and political class to play down the Islamist element and each time there is a rush from the same cohort to leap to the “backlash" ...
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Behind Israel’s Jewish ‘State’ Uproar by Joel H. Golovensky from

Many democracies also explicitly embrace their ethnic identity. The U.S. is unusual in not doing it. ...
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Always something by Arlene Kushner from

...[After the demonstration] .... Abu Ein walked away and sat down on the ground. At that point he was showing signs of distress, and apparent pains in his chest. An IDF medic offered him medical assistance but he refused it and said he wanted to go to the hospital in Ramallah. On the way to the hospital, he died. ...
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Respected Journalists Expose Media Bias Against Israel by Yochanan Visser from

shutterstock_145246417-1000x641.png Until now, media bias against Israel has been exposed by pro-Israel NGO’s like Honest Reporting and Camera. But now, respected journalists have decided to break the silence and started to expose news manipulation and bias against Israel by major outlets such as the Associated Press and The New York Times. ...
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